Author:DCTA

Retaining Educators of Color in Denver Public Schools

CONTACT Angelina Ursetta Denver Classroom Teachers Association  aursetta@coloradoea.org 720-663-7618  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2022 The following statement can be attributed to Rob Gould, special education teacher and president of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA):  “The Denver Classroom Teachers Association has been constant in our advocacy for high quality and fully supported...

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Denver Classroom Teachers Association Opposes Senate Bill 22-197, Innovation School Zones With Alternative Governance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2022 Denver Classroom Teachers Association Opposes Senate Bill 22-197, Innovation School Zones With Alternative Governance DENVER, CO -Today, the senate passed Senate Bill 22-197, Innovation School Zones With Alternative Governance. Next, it will go to the Colorado House of Representatives for a final...

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Educators Across Denver Regain Access to Many Contractual Rights Provided by the Denver Classroom Teachers Association: 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2022 Educators Across Denver Regain Access to Many Contractual Rights Provided by the Denver Classroom Teachers Association:  DENVER, CO - Last night, The Denver Public Schools (DPS) Board of Education passed Superintendent Marrero’s compromise, executive limitation policy regarding standard employee protections for educators...

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Denver Educators with Effective Ratings Win Right to Non-Probationary Status at Schools that Recognize the Teacher Employment, Compensation and Dismissal Act (TECDA)

Denver Educators with Effective Ratings Win Right to Non-Probationary Status at Schools that Recognize the Teacher Employment, Compensation and Dismissal Act (TECDA): DENVER - On Friday, March 11 Denver Public Schools (DPS) Superintendent, Dr. Alex Marrero announced that the district will begin tracking years of effective...

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Statement from Rob Gould, special education teacher and president of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) on The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment’s (DDPHE) decision to lift the Denver Public Schools (DPS) mask mandate

Statement from Rob Gould, special education teacher and president of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) on The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment’s (DDPHE) decision to lift the Denver Public Schools (DPS) mask mandate: The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) recently...

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Our New School Board: Expectations Moving Forward

Our New School Board Expectations Moving Forward Denver Public Schools has officially sworn in our newly elected and re-elected school board members, Xochitl Gaytan, Dr. Carrie Olson, Michelle Quattlebaum and Scott Esserman. We are proud to celebrate this moment as we have worked extremely hard in...

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DCTA Statement on the Passing of Dr. Sharon Bailey

DCTA Statement on the Passing of Dr. Sharon Bailey: It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we learn of the passing of Dr. Sharon Bailey. Dr. Bailey was a former school board member and instrumental voice for students and educators of color in...

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